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Federal Bar Council American Inn of Court: The Impeachment Trial of Andrew Johnson

February 6, 2018

Speakers: Andrew M. Zeitlin

February 6, 2018

Ceremonial Courtroom
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
225 Cadman Plaza East
Brooklyn, NY

Andrew Zeitlin joins other lawyers and federal judges in the Second Circuit in a re-enactment of the impeachment trial of Andrew Johnson in 1868. The program will delve into the discussions held in the House of Representatives about the meaning of “high crimes and misdemeanors” and the contentious trial before the Senate, as well as explore the gritty politics that played a factor in the decisions to nearly remove the 17th President of the United States.

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